The following contacts are suggestions to aid folk if and when they need counseling for themselves or a friend.
Information on Saddleback Church's Celebrate Recovery ministry.
http://www.celebraterecovery.com/ For helpful information click on the Small Groups link in the left column.
Overcomers Outreach is a well-known Christian self-help ministry that sponsors 12 step groups for alcoholics and drug abusers: www.overcomersoutreach.org.
Hazelden Foundation is a non-profit organization providing rehabilitation, professional services, and publications in chemical dependency and related disorders: http://www.hazelden.org.
For Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) Groups (secular)
Your pastor, doctor or the social services in your area should be able to tell you how to find and contact a local AA group. Or you can get information from the AA web site at http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org/.
For Al-Anon and Alateen
If your life is affected by somebody else's drinking check Al-Anon and Alateen at: http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/
For Individual Counseling/Therapy
If you live in North America call the Narramore Christian Foundation at 1-800-477-5893 and press "1" ask for the name of a Christian counselor in your area.
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